Classic Rock Almanac October 19, 2017Doobie Brothers singer-guitarist Patrick Simmons celebrates his 69th birthday today. Simmons was the sole writer of the Doobies' first number-one hit. What song was it?
Classic Rock Almanac October 18, 2017The late rock 'n' roll pioneer Chuck Berry would have been 91 years old today. Which British Invasion band admitted its only number-one hit came about because when it opened for Berry it couldn't "out-rock" him, so it needed to find a set closer that was dramatic and different?
Classic Rock Almanac October 17, 2017In 1963 The Beatles use four-track equipment for the first time. At Abbey Road, they do both sides of their next single, "I Want to Hold Your Hand" and "This Boy," and also work on "You Really Got a Hold on Me."
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Classic Rock Almanac October 15, 2017In 1972, Paul McCartney agrees to write the theme for the "James Bond" movie Live and Let Die.
Classic Rock Almanac October 14, 2017In 1975 KISS release "Rock and Roll All Nite."
Classic Rock Almanac October 13, 2017Paul Simon celebrates his 76th birthday today. According to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's website, Simon set a record during his 2001 acceptance speech that has held to this day -- bettering the previous high mark set by Garth Hudson of The Band. What was the record for?
Classic Rock Almanac October 12, 2017The Rolling Stones' Rock and Roll Circus, a never-aired British TV special, was finally released on video and album on October 12th, 1996. Jethro Tull appeared in the show with a well-known guitarist in the lineup. Who was it?
Classic Rock Almanac October 11, 2017In 1983 John Mellencamp's Uh-Huh is released.
Classic Rock Almanac October 10, 2017Singer Steve Perry officially joined Journey 40 years ago today. Who was the singer Perry replaced in the band?
Classic Rock Almanac October 9, 2017John Lennon would have celebrated his birthday today.
Classic Rock Almanac October 8, 20171977 Billy Joel's breakthrough album, The Stranger, makes its chart debut.

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